Table 1

Activities of daily living of patients on first enrolment in home based care service

Activity of daily living question

Number saying "yes"

Percentage


Able to continue normal activity?

54

15%

Able to leave house?

259

72%

Needs help for normal living?

160

44%

Needs help with washing?

124

34%

Needs help with dressing?

61

17%

Needs help with eating?

31

9%

Needs help with walking?

127

35%

Needs help with toilet?

100

28%


Bowie et al. BMC Palliative Care 2006 5:1   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-5-1

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